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The Green l family is now five generations with the recent birth of Jamarria Brooks. Her mom, Sharenza Green (left) sits with Camille Green, Rosie Mae Skinner and Moonie Green. HIGH POINTS from El Camino Real
Folks along El Camino Real who got a head start on their gardens this year were sweating whether a frost was coming on Sunday night. I was one of...

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SCENEin Passing
We are indebted to longtime friend, Ricky Richards, for this high note from his family's recent travels. With spouse Cindy and daughter Ashlen,...

VIEW from the top
A philosopher once said, "It takes a village to raise a child." While this seems to be a good thought, and the local communities do a good job of...

Puppies and kittens multiply by 'nines and tens'
Maybe they aren't called ca"nines" and kit"tens" for nothing. Dogs and cats can reproduce at an amazing rate. Consider this: One pair of unsterilized cats, together with...
Superintendent says thanks
I want to thank the Rusk Fire Department and all the local agencies who participated in the "Consequences" program at our high school last week. Also, to our Rusk High...
Livestock show was a big success thanks to volunteers
The Cherokee Livestock Association would like to extend a big thank you to the following people that spent many long hours in getting the show data put into the computers...
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Suzanne McCollum captured a cross in the sky on Easter Eve. She called the imagery a "blessing that I feel God blessed me with." God's miracle revealed in Easter Sky
It was March 22 around sunset on a beautiful "Easter eve." I was in my country home preparing to eat my evening meal alone, for my husband was out...

The truth about 'Consequences'
Thank you to the Rusk Volunteer Fire Dept. and other organizations who helped coordinate and present "consequences" to the juniors and seniors of Rusk High School. As...
TERRIE GONZALEZ COMMENTARY Getting in 'show-shape'
The Will A. Lewis Exposition Center in Jacksonville has never looked better than it does now. For the 59th time, a legion of volunteers, youth,...

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Base repair work is l underway on U.S. Highway 69 in Rusk. This project will include the road base repair and resurfacing. Work began March 19 at Castner Street and will extend to the intersection of FM 343. $2.3 million project underway
Construction crews began base repair and resurfacing work on U.S. Highway 69 in Rusk Wednesday morning, March 19. Workers had been scheduled to...

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Leland Acker is on the mark with softball coverage, recent columns
I really enjoyed Leland Acker's column, quot;Staying Focused on the Finish Line.quot; (See March 19 issue.) It was very well written and inspirational. I hope our...